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2016 Domaine Vincent Vatan Pouilly Fume SilexSauvignon Blanc from France

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"The Vatan family has been making wine in Sancerre for ages. Vincent Vatan has been the wine grower of Domaine Chatelain since 2005, and he is the son-in-law of Jean-Claude Cha...

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"The Vatan family has been making wine in Sancerre for ages. Vincent Vatan has been the wine grower of Domaine Chatelain since 2005, and he is the son-in-law of Jean-Claude Chatelain. In 2007, Vincent Vatan acquired some plots of land with flintstones which is where he grows his grapes.

Today, the Chatelain winery has 30 hectares (74 acres) of vines in Pouilly-Fumé spread across six of the seven communes of the appellation. The grapes that go into Domaine Vincent Vatan come from all the different types of soils found around Pouilly. This gives the Vatan family a great deal of freedom when putting their blends together, and as a result, their wines are balanced and very typical of the appellation.

With its brilliant yellow-gold color and sharp, visceral nose, this wine is very characteristic of Pouilly-Fumé with a pronounced gunflint profile that is very typical of the Loire Valley soils. Delicious with pork, veal, or pasta dishes in cream sauces, poultry, fish, shell-fish, and a variety of cheeses." - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 114892
Country France
Region Loire
Sub-Region Pouilly Fume
Ratings
Vintage 2016
Color White
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Sauvignon Blanc
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste grass, gooseberry, grapefruit, lime, melon, citrus, mineral and flint
Nose apple, pear, kiwi, citrus, stone, grapefruit and melon